AToN Center

Building Assertiveness in Early Sobriety

Building Assertiveness in Early Sobriety

People in early recovery often need help developing assertiveness skills. Problems related to caustic relationships, codependency and fear of conflict and criticism must be addressed. Depression, self-loathing and toxic shame add to the complexities of becoming assertive. Dr. Randy J. Peterson’s book, The Assertiveness Workbook...

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Creativity And Problem Solving At AToN Center

At AToN Center the residents create beautiful floral arrangements as part of a mindfulness and meditation exercise. The exercise illustrates the unique way each individual approached problem solving. Residents find the opportunity to tap into their creativity, to embrace nature and its natural flow, and to...

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Living a Balanced Life

An addictive personality refers to a particular set of personality traits that make an individual predisposed to addictions. People who are substance dependent are characterized by: A physical or psychological dependency that negatively affects their quality of life. They are frequently connected with substance abuse; however, people...

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